Republic Storage Systems traces its roots back to 1886, when John and Wilson Berger of Canton, Ohio began forming lengths of metal conductor pipe in their basement workshop. In 1921, Berger Manufacturing Company merged with United Furnace Company and created the trade name Berloy which quickly became known nationwide for steel furniture, storage products, lockers and shelving.
The company fostered the creation of Republic Steel Corporation in 1930 and built essential components for ships and planes throughout the war years. Post-war, the company began to focus on the storage systems that are our core business today. Republic Storage Systems was purchased from LTV Steel by its employees in 1986. In 2006, we became part of the Versa Capital Management, LLC family of companies. In January of 2012, Republic commissioned its first powder coating finishing line, adding this capability to our suite of liquid finishing options ~ creating a one-stop shop opportunity for our customers across their entire spectrum of needs.
Today we operate over a million square feet of warehouse, manufacturing and office space. Our warehouse facility in Statesville, North Carolina brings Republic products closer to cost-, time- and quality-conscious customers.
After more than a century, our drive for growth, innovation, quality and service to our customers is stronger than ever. We look forward to working with you.